Table 1

Type of surgery in each group of 200 patient admissions

Type of surgeryGroup A: day case, 209 operations (200 admissions)Group B: inpatient, 228 operations (200 admissions)
Unilateral cases:(191 admissions)(172 admissions)
 DCR with/without tubes163115
 DCR with Lester Jones tube55
 DCR with retrograde canaliculostomy511
 Redo DCR1539
Bilateral cases:(9 admissions)(28 admissions)
 DCR with/without tubes1643
 DCR with retrograde canaliculostomy18
 Redo DCR14